Gao, Q. (2016). Welfare, Work and Poverty: China's Social Assistance 20 Years After. Oxford University Press. Forthcoming.
Peer-reviewed Journal Articles
Gao, Q. and Rickne, J. (2015). Inequality in social insurance participation and generosity: Do firm characteristics matter? Social Policy & Administration. In press.
Gao, Q. and Zhai, F. (2015). Public assistance, economic prospect, and happiness in urban China. Social Indicators Research. DOI: 10.1007/s11205-015-1174-4.
Gao, Q., Yang, S. and Li, S. (2015). Welfare, targeting, and anti-poverty effectiveness: The case of urban China. Quarterly Review of Economics and Finance, 56, 30-42.
Gao, Q., Ying, Q. and Luo, D. (2015). Hidden income and occupational background: Evidence from Guangzhou. Journal of Contemporary China, 24(94), 721-741.
Gao, Q., Wu, S. and Zhai, F. (2015). Welfare participation and time use in China. Social Indicators Research, 124, 863-887.
Yang, S., Gao, Q. & Li, S. (2015). Targeting and anti-poverty performance of the Minimum Livelihood Guarantee program in urban China. Studies in Labor Economics, 3(3). (in Chinese)
Gao, Q., Zhai, F. Yang, S. and Li, S. (2014). Does welfare enable family expenditures on human capital? Evidence from China. World Development, 64: 219-231.
Gao, Q. and Rickne, J. (2014). Firm ownership and social insurance inequality in transitional China: Evidence from a large panel of firm data. European Journal of Social Security, 16(1): 2-25. Winner of Best Paper Prize, awarded to the best paper presented at the 20th Foundation for International Studies on Social Security (FISS) conference.